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All About Shaken Baby Syndrome - Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to commonly asked questions about shaken baby syndrome (SBS) including medical consequences, prevention and ways to get help and additional information related to SBS.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

Child Abuse Information

This article provides information on child abuse, including major categories, signs of possible physical abuse, and reasons for child abuse and neglect. The article also provides parents with suggestions toward prevention of sexual abuse.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

Child Discipline

Many child development and child welfare professionals believe that spanking, hitting, or slapping is not effective and is damaging to the self-respect and self-esteem of children.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

American Humane Association, Children's Division

How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment

Find information on how to report suspected child abuse or neglect. Your report is important, and may even save a child's life.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

Child Welfare Information Gateway